The North Fork Project team, which is working to tell the stories of the 550 people who were known to have been enslaved on the North Fork from the mid-1600s until abolition in New York in 1827, will hold two presentations on their work in the upcoming weeks.
The team includes Times Review Media Group Executive Editor Steve Wick and historians Sandi Brewster-Walker, Richard Wines and Amy Kasuga Folk.
The first lecture will be held on Thursday, April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Peconic Landing Auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Admission is free, and more details are at peconiclanding.org/upcoming-events. The second lecture will be held on Saturday, April 29 at 1:30 p.m. at the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum, 300 West Main St., Riverhead. General admission is $8 and museum members can attend free of charge. Registration is required at 631.727.2881 x100 or by visiting their Eventbrite page.